Month: October 2014

Dental Check ups Include Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer is an insidious disease that is more treatable and less dangerous if caught in earlier stages. At every check up and cleaning at your Mansfield dentists’ office, Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris will screen for oral cancer. An oral cancer screening begins with a discussion of any concerns or symptoms you may be experiencing…. Read more »

Mansfield Dentists: Causes and Remedies for Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is an irritating condition that can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. Learning about the underlying conditions or reasons behind dry mouth can guide your dentists’ treatment. In today’s blog your Mansfield dentists Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris discuss dry mouth with an informative Q and A.

Mansfield Dentists: Stages and Symptoms of Gum Disease

According to the American Academy of Periodontology, nearly half of adults over 30 have encountered gum disease. Gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease, can advance to periodontitis if left untreated which can lead to eventual tooth loss. Gum disease is a chronic condition that is marked by inflamed, painful gums. Gingivitis and other forms… Read more »

Mansfield Dentists: What to Do about Bad Breath

No ones wants the embarrassing experience of possessing bad breath. Bad breath is a common phenomenon in the morning right after we’ve woken up, but many adults are puzzled about what to do if bad breath lingers throughout the day. In today’s blog your Mansfield dentists Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris answer patients’ concerns and… Read more »

Gum Disease Linked to Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris want to shine the spotlight on breast cancer. Many are surprised to learn that breast cancer is connected to oral health. Some studies have reported a higher prevalence of breast cancer in patients possessing chronic periodontal disease (gum disease.) In today’s blog your… Read more »

Mansfield Dentists Answer Concerns About Whitening

Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris provide in-office and at-home teeth whitening treatments. They and their team are here to guide you throughout the teeth whitening process, providing you will instructions and recommendations about how often you can whiten your teeth. Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris work hard to provide healthy and handsome smiles, and they… Read more »

Boo Bash Features Carnival Games in Mansfield

Every October at the Mansfield Activity Center Boo Bash, families can enjoy a safe night of Halloween fun as an alternative to going door-to-door. The event caters to families with small children between the age of two and six but children of any age are invited. Your Mansfield Tx dentists Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris… Read more »

Study Looks at Behavior and Role of Oral Bacteria

Our bodies contain 10,000 different species of bacteria. Hundreds of these bacteria are found in our mouths. Each bacteria perform different functions, but how the various species engage with each other influences our overall health. Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin recently investigated how bacteria change when individuals develop gum disease. Your Mansfield… Read more »